Q&A: Audio in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Recently I answered several questions about Audio in Captivate. Although personally I mostly use Adobe Audition to record and edit audio clips for Captivate, this blog will focus only on the Audio features within Captivate. In the past I have posted several articles about audio. Merging of Audio clips (slide audio). For HMTL5 output audio (and video) has to be generated when entering a slide with audio. Library and Audio.

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Learning Interactions and Audio

Adobe Captivate

A question posted recently is at the base of this short post: “a way to stop the main slide audio when a tab on the interaction is clicked” I pointed to an older blog where you can find some tips for using learning interactions, about their limitations etc. The audio referred to in the question was slide audio, the used Learning interaction was Tabs. Audio Problem. That interaction allows to add audio to a button, which is object audio.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if you select the 508 Compliance and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files. This problem does not occur in JAWS 4.5.

Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

Which video elements will help you effectively narrate the story – audio/simulations/animations/graphics? Flash (SWF files) created a revolution when it was first introduced in the use of graphics and interactive elements; however, it suffered a setback thanks to current trends in eLearning systems and gradually lost relevance. Many eLearning development tools also provide advanced features for storytelling that allow content designers to sync audio and video. Overview.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if you select the 508 Compliance and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files. This problem does not occur in JAWS 4.5.

The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

Besides, if you are relying on bells and whistles to engage your audience, there are deeper problems you need to address. Given the iPhone can’t play swf files, I have to make sure I either don’t use them or I use an alternative format – potentially HTML5. Who knows… maybe Apple will do a backflip and start playing swf’s after all?

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Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Using Camtasia, you can add callouts, images, audio, Flash hotspots, animations, and even a quiz.). However, if there's a major problem with the video (perhaps you forgot to click something during the recording process), you'll pretty much need to remove the existing video from the Camtasia Timeline and re-record.            As with Camtasia, you'll use the Presenter tools to add audio, images, videos, and a quiz.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 7: Engage 360

CommLab India

Excellent audio capabilities; you can record, import and edit audio clips in a hassle-free manner. Flash objects and interactivities in the SWF format can be inserted. You can render double-byte character sets (DBCS), used in languages such as Chinese, Japanese and Korean, without any problems. Welcome to the seventh post of the series. In the first four blogs, we saw the features of Storyline 360 that facilitate the easy authoring of web-based courses.

How to Record Software Simulation in Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

How do you overcome these problems and train your staff effectively so that they become ready to use the tool? At the bottom of the screen, you will find the Timeline which has elements such as the image , callouts , a mouse movement, a click box , or an audio recording. You can either publish to the SWF and HTML formats together, or publish them individually.

Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

The latest version, Articulate ’09, has some interesting new features like Single-slide Preview, FLV Support, Easy Audio Editor, and Articulate Branding Removed. Based on our recent experiences with Articulate ’09, we’ve compiled a list of common problems we came across, together with tips on how to work around them: 1. Articulate’s suite of products rate high in the rapid authoring segment.

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What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

CommLab India

Make the best use of audio in your online course – you can record, import, and edit audio, in a hassle-free manner. You can also ensure consistency in audio volume, across slides and interactivities. Add SWF files, Captivate movies, and Camtasia screencasts to your course. Player font size can be increased by up to 200% to help learners who have ocular problems. Welcome to the fifth post in a series of fourteen.

Here’s An Easy Way to Create Whiteboard Lectures for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Dan Roam talks about this in his book The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures. Fortunately, Microsoft also invited him to speak at MIX09 and they did capture his audio and presentation. LectureScribe outputs to Flash (SWF) so that means you can easily add it to a web site or insert it into your own elearning course. I’m a doodler. It helps me think. When I present or talk to people I like to use a whiteboard.

Interactivity in Software Tutorials?

Adobe Captivate

Replacing a draft audio file in a Video Demo can be a pain, but for software sims it is much easier to split the recording of the video part and the recording of the slide audio clips. At this moment the biggest problem with software simulations are the slides which cannot be interactive because they show mouse movements/scrolling/dragging. Those are SWF-based but will be converted to MP4 when publishing to HTML5. Intro.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

The problem here is that they developed a solution that is not made for 10,000 or more end users. The twist to all this, is that for the Big Dog vendors or those whose main target is large size clients, this isn’t an issue – okay, not the Q/A, in fact, it is a big problem for many of them – rather it is inability to handle the client base. Not just courses, but presentations, materials, video, audio – all user generated content.

Review of Snap by Lectora and how it stacks up against Articulate

Unicorn Training

There is an option to link YouTube videos, but there are problems with this approach. swf) can be imported with ease and re-sized accordingly. What is itSnap by Lectora is a new rapid eLearning development tool created by Trivantis (creators of Lectora).With

Product Review Raptivity

eLearning 24-7

AICC, 508 and SWF. On the top of each interaction before you select it – identifies the capabilities that are included: import/export, snap control, audio, enhanced editing options, section 508. The editing includes the ability to change the background colors, change text, add images – in some cases change the image from the initial interaction, add music or audio. Raptivity, has an identify problem. Product: Raptivity. Raptivity is an interaction tool.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Instead you arrange your images, text, audio, video and PDF files on one great canvas that you navigate throughout your presentation. Dan Roam talks about this in his book The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures. Coming back after a week of being mostly disconnected I'm woefully behind on email and even more so on my reading. Luckily, I have a short cut to seeing the stuff that is generating interest across most of the top eLearning bloggers.